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Systems Librarian

William & Mary Swem Library
Williamsburg, Indiana
$65,000 -$75,000
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Description of our Institution and Library    

Located in the heart of historic Colonial Williamsburg, William & Mary is a premier public research university, widely recognized for our outstanding academic reputation, beautiful campus, and vibrant community. William & Mary Libraries boasts a collection of more than two million books, journals, manuscripts, government documents and films. The main library on campus, Earl Gregg Swem Library, is ranked as the best college library by Princeton Review. To learn more about William & Mary Libraries, visit our website at   

We are committed to fostering an environment where diversity, inclusion and equity are viewed as fundamental to our mission. We believe an environment that is open and welcoming to all patrons is crucial to fulfilling the research, teaching, and service mission of the University. We strive to create a climate of belonging, which we believe promotes self-agency, participation, collaboration, and innovation. Click here to learn more about our commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.     

Description of our Systems Librarian position     

W&M Libraries is seeking a flexible and collaborative systems librarian to join our digital services team. The Systems Librarian is responsible for support and administration for a suite of library systems such as Alma/Primo VE, ILLiad, Digital Commons, and LibApps. This position will report to the Head of Digital Services and as part of the Digital Services Team and work closely with Campus IT and members of various digital initiatives teams.

The Systems Librarian will engage with staff across W&M Libraries and consortia partners to assess needs and priorities, facilitate systems integration projects, and advocate with vendors regarding issue resolutions and feature requests. They will also keep abreast of proposed, new, and existing functionality to support expanded capabilities for administered systems. The successful candidate will prioritize our users and staff, with an ongoing focus on optimizing systems and workflows to offer a seamless and streamlined experience.

Learn more about the Systems Librarian position in a webinar information session

These information sessions will allow interested candidates to meet our Associate Dean of Content Services, Laura Morales ,and get answers to questions about the position.

Join one of our info sessions via Zoom: (all sessions are EDT)

Tuesday, August 9th: 12pm-1pm 

Thursday, August 11th: 5:pm-6pm

Please note: All Zoom participants’ names will be hidden and any participant who wishes to ask questions may do so anonymously. Live captioning will be provided. To attend a session, please complete the confidential form to receive a Zoom link.

Questions? Please contact Laura Morales at

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